Summer Family Learning Events at Bristol Museum & Art Gallery and M Shed

This Summer there are lots of fun family learning events at Bristol Museum & Art Gallery and M Shed.

From printing to dinosaurs, there’s something for everyone to enjoy! Read on for full details…

Egypt Explorers: Bristol Museum & Art Gallery
Sail down the Nile at Bristol Museum to explore pyramids, pharaohs and mummification. Explore Egyptian artefacts, practice hieroglyphic writing and decorate a canopic jar, all inspired by the museum’s collection of fantastic Egypt gallery.

Ages 8 – 11. Adults can buy a ticket too.

  • Wednesday 8th August
  • 10am-1pm
  • £10 per person – book in advance
  • Bristol Museum & Art Gallery, Queens Rd, BS8 1RL
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African Fabrics: Bristol Museum & Art Gallery
Investigate Bristol Museum’s collection of amazing African art, artefacts and fabrics while achieving your ‘Discover’ Arts Award certificate. Discover the special meanings behind the colours and designs, learn new textile making techniques and make your own textile art.

Ages 8 – 11.

  • Thursday 16th August
  • 10am-4pm
  • £20 per person – book in advance
  • Bristol Museum & Art Gallery, Queens Rd, BS8 1RL
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Dinosaur Detectives: Bristol Museum & Art Gallery
Budding palaeontologists can find out all about dinos in this hands-on roar-some workshop. Meet the Bristol dinosaur, handle fossils, dress up and even make a fossil cast to take home.

For ages 6-8. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

  • Wednesday 22nd August
  • 10am-1pm
  • £10 per person – book in advance
  • Bristol Museum & Art Gallery, Queens Rd, BS8 1RL
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Print it! M Shed
Patterns, shapes and designs of every kind can be found all over M Shed. Explore the M Shed galleries to develop your own perfect pattern. Learn and practice monoprinting before decorating a keepsake bag featuring your masterpiece.

Under 8’s must be accompanied by an adult.

  • Thursday 23rd August
  • 10am-1pm
  • £10 per person – book in advance
  •  M Shed, Princes Wharf, Wapping Rd, BS1 4RN
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How to be a Roman: M Shed
Taste Roman recipes, dress up, play Roman games, make crafts and handle real artefacts in this hands-on workshop. Under 8’s must be accompanied by an adult.

  • Wednesday 29th August
  • 10am-1pm
  • £10 per person – book in advance
  • M Shed, Princes Wharf, Wapping Rd, BS1 4RN
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For more information about upcoming events and activities at Bristol Museum & Art Gallery and M Shed please visit https://www.bristolmuseums.org.uk/.

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